Phd and Research Programs at IIIT Hyderabad


This page gives us information on various Phd and Research programs offered at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.

Ph D Programs in IIIT Hyderabad


  1. Programs:Computer Science and Engineering
    Eligibility: BE/BTech or ME/MTech in Engg or Master's degree in Science or MCA

  2. Programmes:Computer Science and Information Security
    Eligibility: BE/B.Tech in CS/ECE/IT or MCA with BSc.(Maths) or MSc.(CS/Maths).

  3. Programmes:VLSI and Embedded Systems
    Eligibility: BE/BTech or ME/MTech in ECE/EE/EEE/CS/IT/Instrumentation

  4. Programmes:Communication Systems & Signal Processing
    Eligibility: BE/BTech in ECE/EE/CSE/IT/EEE

  5. Programmes:Computer Aided Structural Engineering
    Eligibility: BE/BTech or ME/MTech in Civil Engg

  6. Programmes:IT in Building Science
    Eligibility: BE/BTech or ME/MTech in any engg branch, Architecture

  7. Programmes:Bioinformatics
    Eligibility: BE/BTech in CS/IT/Biotech/Bioinformatics or Master's degree in Maths/Science/Prog

  8. Programmes:Power Systems
    Eligibility: BE/BTech in EE , EEE or ME/MTech in Power systems

  9. Programmes:Computational Linguistics
    Eligibility: MA or MPhil in linguistics, languages, BE/BTech or ME/MTech in CSE or other areas engg

External Ph.D. program

As part of External Ph.D programme, the IIIT Hyderabad accepts out station candidates into Ph.D programme. Candidates in this programme can pursue the actual research study from their home Institute. However, such students require spending first semester for course work in institute and again for a semester, later, while carrying out their research.

Focus Areas:
  • Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation
  • Image Processing, Speech Processing
  • Databases, Data Mining, Information Retrieval
  • Computer Vision, Computer Graphics
  • VLSI and Embedded Systems
Apply to the institute's Ph.D. programme using the admissions portal. Students need to select the Research Exchange option and submit their details including a statement of purpose and names of two references who can testify their potential.

Research Exchange Programme

The International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad has tie-ups with research groups at CMU, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Illinois, among others. For details regarding the admission process click on to DETAILS

Ph D Exam Pattern of IIIT Hyderabad


PhD Entrance Examination (PGEE) for International Institute of Information Technology consists of two papers.

Paper I - General Aptitude (The question in this section may consists of Mathematics, Programming and Logical Reasoning).

Paper II - Subject Test (This section is meant for checking the knowledge of a candidate in relevant discipline.)

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